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HANNEMANN: MAHALO FOR APPROVAL OF TRAVEL PROMOTION ACT
(Thurs., March 4, 2010)—Mayor Mufi Hannemann today expressed his appreciation for President Obama’s final approval of the Travel Promotion Act, a measure designed to increase international travel to the US, and a key priority of the US Conference of Mayors.
“I’m very grateful to President Obama for signing this important measure into law,” said Hannemann, a USCM trustee and chairman of its Standing Committee on Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment and Sports. “The mayors made the Travel Promotion Act part of our 10-Point Action Plan and our 2010 Metro Agenda for
The Travel Promotion Act creates a public-private partnership to promote the
Hannemann, who spent time on Capitol Hill in February urging approval of the measure, thanked
The US Conference of Mayors passed its first resolution in support of the Travel Promotion Act at its 74th Annual Conference in 2006 and has done so every year since. Hannemann was the driving force in ensuring the measure was included in the mayors’ 10-Point Action Plan and 2010 Metro Agenda for
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